Downtown Zanesville's Potter's Alley project is still a slow work in progress.
In their quarterly meeting, the Community Improvement Corporation of Zanesville is continuing to push the development of Downtown Zanesville but with the economy in the red, the project is at a standstill.
"We were hoping for a movie theatre, restaurants and other retails establishments that would enhance the current businesses that are in the downtown area," says Gene Macdonald, CIC Chairman...
Two buildings in downtown Zanesville were up for auction Thursday afternoon.
Both buildings were commercial properties, and were sold in an absolute real estate auction, with no minimum purchase price.
Both were sold to Alice McConnell and her son Rick Houston of Florida. The first building, located at 608 Main Street sold for $6600. Although in need of work, the new owners agree it has a lot to offer with its 12,500 square feet of commercial space.
A local church is celebrating its 189th anniversary, and the members that have kept it alive.
Aside from their usual service, First Baptist Church in downtown Zanesville provided its members and the community with a day of celebration on Sunday.
"We are celebrating our church's 189th anniversary. We've been ministering to the community of Zanesville for 189 years and we have also coupled that with the dedication of a stained glass window in honor of one of our previous...
You'll see plenty of farmers all nestled in the parking lot of the Welcome Center tomorrow.
It's the official kick-off of the Downtown Farmer's Market, which takes place from 4 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.
There will be between 10 and 15 vendors to choose from.
"We will add a spice vendor this week. Still trying to coordinate with a salsa and a mustard vendor, but the produce vendors are back. Plenty of vendors. The baked goods vendor. They're already lined up, " says...
A local college is helping bring in business to Downtown Zanesville.
The Zane State marketing class is passing out questionnaires today to all the businesses downtown. Manager of the Zanesville Downtown Association Dana Matz says it is a complete demographic study and it will help the area.
"It will help the existing businesses know more about what goes on in the downtown. We come to work downtown all the time but we truly don't know how many employees are here, what...
You might notice the downtown area is a little cleaner today.
Local students were cleaning and sprucing up downtown Zanesville as part of Clean Up Day.
Manager of the Zanesville Downtown Association Dana Matz said this is part of what the city does each year to keep the streets polished. Matz said they coordinate a program for Foxfire High School students to get out of class and help preserve our area.
"It's an excellent program we've been doing it for years the...
The snow is even affecting business in downtown Zanesville.
Ditty's Downtown Deli is located on Fourth Street, and Owner, DJ Dittmar, says it's been a struggle these past couple of weeks with sales being cut in half.
"It has been slow of course. Everything's been disrupted when the kids don't go to school, and people have to find places for their children while they go to work. It's kind of difficult for everyone, but a lot of places downtown are still moving along, "...
One person is sent to the hospital after a roll over accident in downtown Zanesville.
It happened around 1:00 p.m. at 5th and Main Streets. The Zanesville Police Department says a white Impala was traveling on Main Street when it ran a red light and hit the white Chevy Blazer. The Blazer then rolled and landed on its top on 5th Street. Community Ambulance took the occupant of the Blazer to Good Samaritan Hospital. The driver of the white Impala was ticketed on the scene for running the...